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My skin is always shiny/greasy, how can I treat this?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology

In brief: Isotretinoin

Shiny/greasy appearance means your skin produces a lot of sebum (oil).
Astringents help temporarily, but the only effective long-term remedy is low-dose Isotretinoin (accutane), which must be prescribed by a physician. No matter what you have heard, oily skin does not wrinkle less than dry skin; the two phenomena are not related.

In brief: Isotretinoin

Shiny/greasy appearance means your skin produces a lot of sebum (oil).
Astringents help temporarily, but the only effective long-term remedy is low-dose Isotretinoin (accutane), which must be prescribed by a physician. No matter what you have heard, oily skin does not wrinkle less than dry skin; the two phenomena are not related.
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